FIRST YEAR SEMINAR COURSE OFFERING

The Psychology of Gender

Professor: J. Stapley

Term: Fall

Year: 2011

Course Code: FY-101-PY03

Students will be introduced to the study of gender through the discipline of psychology. The course will include analysis of film, print media, and direct observational study of people, as well as readings regarding the socialization of gender roles, the effect of gender roles on behavior, and the development of students’ identity and career aspirations. The course will also address sharpening higher-level academic skills, enhancing awareness of ethical issues, and making a successful transition to university life.